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Unfortunately, she knows knee woes

Anybody who needs to know how to handle frustration should talk with Valor Christian sophomore Kindyll Wetta. The 5-foot-9 point guard had to overcome adversity last season and has been frustrated … more

On Campus: Parker

Chaparral • The boys basketball team, ranked No. 1 in the state in the Dec. 10 CHSAANow.com 5A poll, rallied in the second half to pull out a 66-65 win over Cherry Creek on Dec. 11. Junior Kobe … more

Titans again take title

Legend won its second straight Class 5A softball championship, but it wasn't easy. The Titans polished off top-seeded and 2016 state champ Cherokee Trail, 8-4, in the state title game on Oct. 20 at … more

On Campus: Parker

Chaparral • Bryce Matthews took game scoring honors with 23 points but the boys basketball team, ranked first in the CHSAANow.com poll, lost a 64-63 decision to Regis Jesuit on Jan. 29 when Payton … more

Equestrian championship features wet windup

The American Eventing Championships, hosted by the United States Eventing Association, finished Sept. 2 after four days of equestrian competition at the Colorado Horse Park at the Pinery, south of … more

Broncos backup quarterback Chad Kelly arrested on suspicion of home trespass, released by team

Chad Kelly, backup quarterback for the Denver Broncos, was arrested on suspicion of illegally entering a home in Englewood after midnight on Oct. 23, according to a news release by Englewood police. … more

State swimming: How they finished

Results of local interest in the finals of last weekend's state swimming and diving meets: Class 5A Team scores — Fairview 495.50, Fossil Ridge 378, Regis Jesuit 371.50, Cherry Creek 259.50, … more

On Campus: Parker

Chaparral • The hockey team was whistled for 46 minutes of penalties in a 6-2 loss to Valor Christian on Dec. 6. The teams played again on Dec. 8, with Valor getting a 2-1 win. Andrew O’Connor … more

'Make every moment count'

Jordyn Kaplan does just about everything on the Chaparral girls swim team. Kaplan, the captain of the team, is also the de facto carpool chaeufer and runs the team's Twitter accounts. The senior sets … more

Nothing simple about football playoff format

There are still two weeks remaining in the regular season, but it’s never too early to review the format for the state football playoffs. The Colorado High School Activities Association revealed … more

Pressure is on for runners aiming for title

High school sports can be beneficial in demonstrating values that athletes can use later in life, like discipline, dedication, teamwork and the ability to handle adversity. However, one of the … more

Third-generation football player is big deal for area family

Zachary Gonzales, Arapahoe’s 6-foot-1, 320-pound nose guard/defensive end, likes to tease his grandpa about wearing a leather helmet when he played football. Gonzales is the third generation of the … more

On Campus: Parker

Chaparral • Senior Caleb Ream won the varsity race at the Washington Park Invitational cross country meet on Aug. 30 with a time of 16:31.00. George Maldonado III was fifth in 17:16.00, and the … more

Wrestling moves ahead as basics stay the same

Tom Beeson played football and wrestled at Denver’s Abraham Lincoln High School. I ventured to the state wrestling tournament held at Englewood High School when my classmate Beeson captured the … more

Athlete Spotlight: An inner fire fuels her

Taylor Wiebold is a quiet leader on the court. The three-year senior varsity member of the Ponderosa High School volleyball team is intensely competitive, but you wouldn't be able to tell based on … more

On Campus: Parker

Chaparral • The girls volleyball team, No. 1 ranked in the CHSAANow.com poll, beat Heritage 3-0 on Oct. 4 as senior Kira Thomsen had 17 kills and nine digs. Next up for the team is an Oct. 16 game … more

'I trained for this'

The Castle View wrestling squad entered this season coming off one of the best stretches in program history. Three wrestlers finished in the final round of the state tournament. Two of them, Malik … more

'I do what it takes to win,' says son of former Denver Nugget Earl Boykins

It may not come to anyone's surprise that the Boykins have a competitive household. Whether its bowling or family game night, TJ and his father, Earl, always seem to be vying for No. 1. When it comes … more

Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin retires, citing chronic pain

Five-time Olympic champion Missy Franklin is retiring from swimming at age 23, citing chronic shoulder pain that has affected her for the last 2 1/2 years. She announced her plans Dec. 19 in a letter … more

Local prep athletes commit to colleges

The first of the extended National Letter of Intent signing dates was Nov. 14. While football and basketball still have an early signing period followed by a regular signing period, all other … more
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